Saffron wild rice

Fragrant saffron and nutty-flavoured black wild rice make this rice dish ideal for a dinner party

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:14 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 256
  • fat 1g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 58g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 8g
  • salt 0.5g


  • 300g basmati rice and wild rice (Tilda is a good choice)
  • good pinch of saffron
  • 600ml hot vegetable stock


Make it different
If you don’t have a microwave, simply follow the pack instructions for conventional boiling times.


  1. Tip the rice into a microwave-proof bowl. Sprinkle over the saffron and pour over the hot stock. Cover with cling film, then pierce it a couple of times. Microwave for 6 mins on High, then 6-8 mins on Medium until the rice is tender.

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